Earth® 3-Function Chrome Showerhead, 1.5 GPM
This Earth® handheld showerhead is designed as an affordable, easy–to–use device that offers comfort as well as savings on your monthly energy bill. This showerhead provides strong, consistent water pressure from three adjustable output settings.
WaterSense® labeled for maximum performance.
- Efficiently flows at 1.5 GPM.
- Optimizes your water flow, no matter your current water pressure.
- Features a metal ball joint and durable plastic body for maintenance-free use.
- Installs easily.
- Provides three settings: spray, shower and combination.
Product Warranty: 10 years
This showerhead is designed with 3 spray settings: shower, jet and combo.
A flow rate is the measurement of water per minute that flows out of your showerhead. They are usually measured in gallons per minutes or GPM. A standard showerhead has a flow rate of 2.5 GPM. This showerhead has a maximum flow rate of 1.5 GPM for increased efficiency.
Saving Water Saves Energy
Saving water also saves energy by reducing the amount of energy used to heat water. The savings differ whether you have an electric or natural gas hot-water heater. This showerhead is 40% more efficient than a standard 2.5-GPM showerhead and can potentially $72 with natural gas heating utilities per year and $129 with electric heating utilities per year.*
*Factors in calculating savings potential:
3-person households each using a shower 9 minutes per day, 365 days per year (AWWARF Residential Study)
Comparing water use with these showerheads vs. a standard 2.5 GPM unit
US city average water and sewer cost of $8.3 per 1,000 gallons (study done by NUS Consulting Group 2011)
Average cost of electricity 0.113¢ per kWh (Energy Star Nov. 2013 Lightbulb Calculator — http://www.energystar.gov/?c=cfls.pr_cfls_savings)
Average cost of gas $1.137 per therm (Bureau of Labor Statistics April 2014)
Calculations done by http://www.fishnick.com/savewater/tools/watercalculator